Federal Cartel Office

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Federal Cartel Office

An agency in Germany that enforces antitrust law. It ensures that companies compete fairly with one another and that illegal monopolies are not created. It was established in 1958 and is based in Bonn.
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The fines have been imposed by Germany's competition regualtor, the Bundeskartellamt (BKA) for alleged involvement in cartel agreements.
With its decisions, the Authority followed a similar reasoning made at the time by the Bundeskartellamt, which had considered that collective agreements were anticompetitive by definition.
TSX: MG) (NYSE: MGA) today announced that the Bundeskartellamt, the German Federal Cartel Office, has attended at a Magna operating division in Germany under the authority of a search warrant, in connection with an ongoing antitrust investigation of the automobile textile coverings and components industry (particularly trunk linings).
The marrying of the two companies, both owned by Mid Europa Partners, was completed when the German Bundeskartellamt granted official approval.
Bundeskartellamt, 2004: Beschluss in der Sache: Rhon-Klinikum, Kranken-haus Eisenhuttenstadt und Stadt Eisenhuttenstadt.
Bundeskartellamt (2002) 'The Bundeskartellamt and its tasks' http://www.
HAMBURG: Edeku's discount supermarket chain Netto Marken-Discount has been found guilty of selling below cost by the German cartel office, Bundeskartellamt.
Bonn, Germany 8/19/04--The German Bundeskartellamt (cartel office) has cleared GE's acquisition of InVision Technologies (see IBO 3/15/04).
In Germany, the Bundeskartellamt is also investigating several magazine and newsprint mills.
3 million provision, net of tax, set aside for the fine imposed by the BundesKartellAmt (BKA) in Germany, which the Company has appealed;
ZURICH, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Multiven GmbH ("Multiven") today announced the filing of its antitrust complaint against Cisco Systems ("Cisco") with the German Antitrust, Cartel and Competition authority - The Bundeskartellamt, in an effort to open up the network maintenance services marketplace for Cisco equipment, promote free and fair competition while enhancing consumer choice and value.
all merger control filings having been made in Austria, Germany and Ireland and either a decision authorising the Offer or no order, instruction or requirement preventing the closing of the Offer, having been issued or made by any of the Austrian Federal Competition Authority, the German Bundeskartellamt or the Irish Competition Authority;
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